National Indian Gaming Association wrapping up convention (April 4, 2012)

The National Indian Gaming Association is wrapping up its annual trade show and convention today. More than 5,000 people attended this year's event, held in San Diego, California. That's the largest crowd in NIGA history. "You set a record," Chairman...

6th Circuit asked to reschedule hearing for Bay Mills casino (April 4, 2012)

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals is being asked to reschedule arguments in the Bay Mills Indian Community off-reservation casino case. Last week, the court scheduled a hearing on May 31. But Michigan Assistant Attorney General Louis B. Reinwasser, who...

Editorial: Expansion of non-Indian gaming bad for Michigan (April 4, 2012)

"How many times does Michigan want to roll the dice? If various groups have their way, the answer may be "all the time." Two different casino proposals would blanket the state with slots and table games. The most recent got...

Tsuu T'ina Nation to add slots and new restaurant to casino (April 4, 2012)

The Tsuu T'ina Nation will outline its casino expansion plans at a public meeting before the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission tomorrow. The band plans to to install more slot machines at the Grey Eagle Casino. A new restaurant is...

Lawmakers expected to consider Eastern Cherokee compact (April 4, 2012)

Lawmakers in North Carolina are expected to consider a Class III gaming compact for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, The Asheville Citizen-Times reports. The tribe negotiated the deal with outgoing Gov. Bev Perdue (D) last year. Lawmakers could finally...

Editorial: Long delayed Graton Rancheria casino on the way (April 4, 2012)

"In the nine years since the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria first proposed building a casino and resort near Rohnert Park, the plan has been the subject of a failed City Council recall, an attempt at a countywide referendum and...

Shingle Springs Band names new general manager at casino (April 4, 2012)

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians of California named Bryan DeLugo general manager of the Red Hawk Casino. DeLugo was previously vice president of casino operations at the facility. He replaces Tracy Mimno, who resigned to "pursue other opportunities,"...